These freezing months bring with them the warm feeling of romance, the smell of foggy mornings, and, of course, some good shows to binge-watch. From captivating horror dramas to some fascinating documentaries or from romantic comedies to mysterious thrillers, Netflix is now overflowing with unique stories every week to keep us hooked.
With October ending, there are certain shows that have become the chosen ones by the audiences. Hence, check out this list of the top 12 English shows on Netflix that are on the trending list this week.
The Fall of the House of Usher: Season 1
Release date: 12 October 2023
Genre: Horror, Drama
Cast: Carla Gugino, Willa Fitzgerald, Kate Siegel, Henry Thomas and others
The supernatural horror drama “The Fall of the House of Usher” is one of the most hyped and anticipated short series of 2023, which is slightly based on a short story with the exact same name and other works by Edgar Allan Poe. The Gothic horror story is all about an executive who established his pharmaceutical Dynasty with all his money, advantages, and potentiality, but suddenly, he faces many unfolding secrets after the sudden deaths of his beloved children.
Release date: 4 October 2023
Genre: Documentary, Biography, Sports
Cast: Fisher Steven, David Beckham, Victoria Beckham, Eric Cantona and others
This is one of the absolute stunning shows of Netflix till now. The show portrays the life story of the famous person David Beckham and his journey from the working class to the determination to become worldwide football stardom. It also shows the ups and downs that he went through during every step while maintaining a sweet balance between ambition, love and family.
Bodies (Limited Series)
Release date: 19 October 2023
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Sci-fi
Cast: Amaka Okafor, Jacob Fortune-Lloyd, Stephen Graham, Kyle Soller and others
This is a popular British crime thriller for which the audience has already been waiting for a long time, and it’s already in the top trending list on Netflix. It is based on the DC comic and graphic novel known as “Bodies,” which was written by none other than Si Spenser. The series is all about a murder case that took place in Whitechapel, and four detectives were assigned for the investigation purpose. However, those four detectives were investigating the same murder case but in four different time periods. If you love to watch thriller series, this one is perfect for you.
Sex Education (Season 4)
Release date: 21 September 2023
Genre: Sex comedy and drama
Cast: Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey, Gillian Anderson, Ncuti Gatwa and others
In the previous season, we could see how the story follows an insecure American teenager named Otis, who is a know-it-all when it comes to subject sex, thanks to his s*x therapist mother. Currently, it’s in the top trending list with approximately 2.6M views on Netflix. The web series is filled with chaotic drama and a step to remove the stigma attached to s*x. It also gives us a sneak peak into the extroverted culture of Americans.
Love Is Blind (Season 5)
Release date: 22 September 2023
Genre: Reality show
Cast: Aaliyah, Estefania, Shondra, Robert, Izzy and others
Love Is Blind is a popular reality show on Netflix, particularly for teenagers and young adults. This TV series was created by Chris Coelon and produced by none other than Kinetic Content. Season 5 has already made its existence on your Netflix screen on the 22nd of September, which has been again hosted by Nick and Vanessa Lachey. If you are a big fan of Netflix reality shows like “Too Hot to Handle” and “Perfect Match,” then this show is perfect for you.
Big Mouth (Season 7)
Release date: 20 October 2023
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Where to watch: Netflix
Cast: Lee Jong Suk, Im Yoon-ah, Kwak Dong-yeon and others
The South Korean jam-packed action drama “Big Mouth” is one of the most watched shows in October. Produced by MBC Production and directed by Choong Hwan Oh, it is a thrilling show that revolves around the life of an unsuccessful lawyer who was also a chatterbox, and hence he was popularly known as Big Mouth. But somehow, he got himself involved in a mysterious murder case, and then what happened next is waiting for you to get discovered.
One Piece (Season 1)
Release date: 31 August 2033
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure drama
Cast: Iñaki Godoy, Emily Rudd, Mackenyu, Taz Skylar and others
This extraordinary piece of work is still on the track of top English shows on Netflix. One Piece is a Japanese adventurous series where pirate crew members explore a new world full of endless possibilities in search of who will be the next Pirate King. It is an adaptation of an anime series that was released in 1999. This series seems like a perfect watch when you are having a slumber party with friends or cousins.
Heather McMahan: Son I Never Had
Release date: 17 October 2023
Genre: Documentary, Comedy
Cast: Heather McMahan and Robin McMahan
The all-new stand-up special by Heather McMahan is a blend of funny yet traumatic storylines that has already won millions of hearts. The show has been praised for its innovative and fascinating way of telling the audience about how she turned a traumatic situation into a purified conversation with the audience. Moreover, she spoke about her IVF journey and also the journey after she lost her dad due to cancer.
Lupin: Part 3
Release date: 5 October 2023
Genre: Crime, Action and Mystery
Cast: Omar Sy, Ludivine Sagnier, Clotilde Hesme, Antoine Gouy and others
In the previous season, the story follows a professional thief named – Assane Diop, who gets motivated by the protagonist Arsene Lupin and tries to take revenge on a rich family as they killed his father. The brand new season has already made itself on the top trending list. The story is themed on taking vengeance for injustice. The show is filled with suspense and action. The fan following of this show ranges from young adults to middle-aged people.
The Great British Baking Show: Collection 11
Release date: 29 September 2023
Genre: TV Reality
Cast: Abbi, Amos, Cristy, Dan, Dana, Josh and others
The fun baking challenge is again up on Netflix with its 14th season or collection 11. We can witness one new face as the presenter, along with the previous broadcaster Noel Fielding and judges Prue Leith and Paul Hollywood. The cooking enthusiasts were eagerly waiting for the arrival of the season. The show gives a chance to passionate and skilled bakers to win the contest with their amazing baking skills. Overall, it’s quite a fun challenge, and now it’s your time to find out who will win the show and take home the huge prize money.
Pact of Silence
Release date: 11 October 2023
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Cast: Camila Valero, Chantal Andere, Adriana Louvier, Kika and others
This is a brand new Mexican TV series that has been already dropped on your Netflix screen. The story revolves around the life of a popular influencer who was hungry to take revenge for being alone since childhood. She crept into the life of four different women to come upon which of them was her actual mother, who abandoned her at birth. This is one of the best thrillers released on Netflix, which is going to blow your mind.
Donna! (Season 1)
Release date: 20 October 2023
Genre: Comedy, Romantic, Drama
Cast: Yang Se-jong, Bae Suzy, Lee Yu-bi and others
The South Korean mini-television series “Doona!” is again one of the most anticipated and hyped shows of 2023. Directed by Lee Jeong-hyo, “Doona!” is a captivating love story of an undergraduate college student and a renowned female K-pop singer, which is a remake version of the webtoon known as “The Girl Downstairs.” Stay tuned to your Netflix screen, to witness their fascinating love story.